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NBC
Jan 7, 2013 4:00am PST
. president obama signed a bill into law to pay for $9.7 billion in flood insurance claims in new york, new jersey and connecticut. this is for victims who were battered by hurricane sandy two months ago. another bill is expected to be voted on next week from vied a comprehensive $51 billion aid package to cover damage from sandy and help prevent similar disasters in the future. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton goes back to work today after several health problems in the past month. the hospital released secretary clinton last wednesday after treatment for a blood clot following a concussion and a stomach virus. doctors expect her to make a full recovery. clinton has a week of meetings scheduled including three at the white house. she's expected to leave office as soon as her successor, nature john kerry is approved by the senate. >> the an accused of gunning down a dozen people in a movie theater will be in court today. the preliminary hearing begins in colorado where a judge will decide if james holmes will be tried for murder. he'll be in the courtroom this week as prosec
CNN
Jan 7, 2013 1:00pm PST
president obama setting the stage for a new fight here in washington. this time, other the national security team for his second term. the president's nominating the former senator chuck hagel, a republican, for defense secretary, and his counterterrorism adviser john brennan to direct the cia. at least one critic calls the hagel nomination an "in your face" pick. let's bring in our white house correspondent brianna keilar. she's working the story for us. the president was effusive in his praise for hagel. >> president obama said hagel, a republican, quote, represents a bipartisan tradition that we need more of in washington. but of course republicans on the hill are panning this pick. and some democrats as well have some concerns. critics charge that hagel's support of israel has been lacking, and that he has not been tough enough on iran. they point to his comments, once describing apac, the leading pro-israel lobby, as the jewish lobby. and also to his lack support for unilateral sanctions against iran. but here at the white house, they're pointing to his support for sanctions fr
FOX News
Jan 6, 2013 4:00pm PST
obama administration's new health care law and succeeding. as you know may know the the affordable health care act was meant to stop the rising costs of health care and the people who do not have employer provided insurance, ones who have to buy it on their own, peter doocy has more from washington. >> reporter: in some states the affordable care act may not be living up to its name. some insurance companies in ohio and florida raised their premiums at least 20% and look at california where the new york times is reporting anthem blue shield wants to raise premiums 26% and the reason they're able to do that because mek costs are rising for them, too, even though obamacare requires insurance companies to go through the rate rehe view program for any premium increases more than 10%, if an insurance company can prove their costs are going up, it's hard for that rate review program to deny the increased premiums. although some experts say that could put a major strain on the system. >> if they can't afford the premiums, they're not going to get coverage or a state exchange, getting cove
PBS
Jan 6, 2013 6:00pm PST
is just one step in the broader effort to broader opportunity for everyone. >> president obama and the new republican senator from texas, ted cruz. contrary to what you have heard, we did not face up to an economic crisis. all they did was go through another political crisis. but try to pick the winners and losers of the deal. how about the taxpayers. how do they fair? >> rich people who make more than $400,000 will pay more. i suppose the middle class will be somewhat on touched but because of the payroll holiday expiring, middle-class people will be paying more money to. everyone lost and that's the truth. you do this and this goes on with increasing intensity and everyone loses in the end. >> winners and losers? >> the real problem is we have this exploding debt and we are adding $1 trillion per year and it is completely unprecedented. there's no change in sight. this is the debt ceiling debate of july and august 2011 which was supposed to come to grips with spending and our debt. it was punted off until this january. what came out was another probably as a result of the next on
FOX News
Jan 7, 2013 3:00am PST
house staff announcements. the obama administration confirming to fox news' ed henry that in a few hours, president obama will unveil his new national security team. he's going to nominate chief counterterrorism advisor john brennan as the next c.i.a. director. president obama will also nominate chuck hagel, former senator for defense secretary, which has been criticized by democrats and republicans. democratic senator john kerrymif state. >>> today for the very first time we'll hear all the evidence against colorado movie massacre suspect james holmes. at his preliminary hearing, prosecutors expected to call dozens of witness. they will play the 911 calls and show video from inside the movie theater. the judge will then decide if the case should go to trial. why wouldn't it? holmes is accused of killing 12 people and injuring dozens more in the shooting last july. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton heading back to work today t. in a few hours, mrs. clinton will return to the state department. she was released five days ago from the hospital for treatment of a potentially life-
FOX Business
Jan 7, 2013 6:00pm EST
loss for obama in the new year. gerri: thank you both for coming on tonight. we appreciate what you have to say so much. gerri: now we want to know what you think. are you worried about president obama tightening restrictions on guns? avant gerriwillis.com, vote on the right-hand side of the screen, we will share the results at the end of tonight's show. there's a lot more to come this hour, including new calls for an end to government cash handouts as welfare recipients are using their benefit cards at strip clubs and other x-rated establishments. and nancy pelosi says the latest tax deal in congress does not go far enough this is $100,000. we asked total strangers to watch it for us. thank you so much. i appreciate it. i'll be right back. they didn't take a dime. how much in fees does your bank take to watch your money? if your bank takes more money than a stranger, you need an ally. ally bank. your money needs an ally. gerri: yet another battle looming in washington. in a number of weeks, the u.s. is set to said they had a $16.4 trillion limit. by the time that ends, we will be c
ABC
Jan 7, 2013 4:00am PST
already looming. sources tell abc news that mr. obama will announce today that the nominee for sect tear of defense is chuck hagel. some have questioned his commitment. >> this is an in-your-face nomination by the president. >> it's difficult to imagine the circumstances in which i would support his nomination. >> reporter: besides the fight over his cabinet nominees, the president must deal with the country's fiscal mess. by tend of february, the treasury will lose the able to boar moe more money and automatic spending cuts kick in on march 1st. >> we're going to be talking about further deficit reduction. >> reporter: the president has also promised to take swift action against gun violence. vice president biden is heading up a task force. the group is considering universal background checks for all gun buyers. and stiff penalties for carrying guns near schools or giving them to minors. >> that's way -- way in extreme of what is necessary. it's not going to pass. >> reporter: and that reaction is from a democrat, so whatever president obama proposes will likely face major battle o
PBS
Jan 7, 2013 2:30pm PST
news america reporting from washington. president obama nominates chuck hagel to be secretary of defense. the men charged with raping a young indian woman on a bus arrived in court where proceedings dissolved into chaos. and hitting a high note in south africa. we meet an unlikely star whose voice takes them from -- hollywood. across >> a combat soldier still -- still carries a treadmill in his chest. he will be the first wounded soldier to ever serve as secretary of defense. not everyone is happy with his nomination. >> this is the man president obama wants to lead the largest military force the world has ever known. a former soldier who knows the cost of war. >> he knows war is not an abstraction. he knows the sending young americans to fight and believe in the dark and muddy is something we only do when absolutely necessary. >> he is to be a republican senator, but he is a provocative thick. -- pick. >> i will do my best for my country and those i represent at the pentagon and for all of my citizens. i will always give you my honest and most informed counsel. >> he served in v
ABC
Jan 7, 2013 3:00am PST
inherit those headaches as geithner's replacement. president obama promised quick action on vice president joe biden's proposals on new gun control laws following the shootings in newtown, connecticut. >>> in newtown, connecticut, they are being overwhelmed by donations. though town officials said they have more than they can handle, toys, school supplies and other gifts keep pouring in in the wake of the massacre newtown now has a warehouse to hold the items being trucked in every day. a task force will figure out how to deal with all of the donations. >> people just want to feel like they're doing something. >> yes. >>> as we have reported the obama administration is promising quick action on new gun control laws following the shooting at sandy hook elementary. it is clear plenty of people across the country want to get their hand on guns and now. abc's mark greenblat has more. >> reporter: the surging demand for guns drew so many to this gun show near los angeles over the weekend, the worry wasn't weapons but the size of the crowds. this father brought his daughter along to stock up. wo
FOX News
Jan 6, 2013 7:00pm PST
interview with sean hannity, nine o'clock eastern right here only on fox news channel. super storm sandy victims are one step closer to getting the help they need. president obama signing into law the 9.7 billion dollar panel approved by lawmakers. it will increase the borrowing authority of the federal emergency management agency to help flooding victims. and warned it was set to run out of money from additional dollars from congress and more than 100 payments would have been delayed without that additional money and the house and senate are expected to act on a larger and more comprehensive sandy aid package in the next couple of weeks. a centennial celebration underway for one of the most controversial presidents in our history. president nixon would be 100 years and he was born in yorba linda, california. >> hi there, shan nan. january 9th, 1913 president nixon was born in the house behind me, 36 years since his presidency ended with the watergate scandal and people gathering to consider what he did in a great historical context. and watergate is not forgotten or here at the library,
ABC
Jan 7, 2013 2:00am PST
obama has promised quick action on vice president joe biden's proposals expected soon for new gun control laws following the school shootings in newtown, connecticut. abc news, new york. >>> apparently some of the thrill is gone for barack obama. four years and one re-election after his historic oath taking as america's first black president, far fewer people are expected this time. between 600,000 and 800,000. inaugural festivities are being scaled back including two official balls this year. there were 10 the last time around. >>> one of the president's most ardent supporters, nancy pelosi was in san francisco for a celebration. the speaker hosted her annual happy new year celebration at the presidio. the celebration is in honor of the rehab program that is dear to pelosi's heart. she gave the crowd a prediction. >> 2013 will be a great year. you know why? we will make it so. we will insist upon it. thank you all very much for the opportunity to serve you. thank you for leading the way. >> the foundation, a nationally recognized program, has received generous government grants t
FOX News
Jan 7, 2013 2:00am PST
is your 5@5:00. >>> folks news in just a few hours president obama will nominate former senator chuck hagel. it has been met with strong criticism including from hagel's own party. good morning jennifer. >> what has republicans and democrats up in arms are remarks hagel made when he was in the senate about israel. in a 2006 interview with aaron david miller hagel said the following, the jewish lobby intimidates a lot of people here. i am not an israeli senator i am a u.s. senator. hagel favored direct talks with iran and is one of two senators to vote against sanking iran. many are questioning the president's choice. >> chuck hagel if confirmed to be secretary of defense would be the most antagonistic secretary of defense toward the state of israel in our nation's history. not only has he said you should directly negotiate with iran sanctions won't work that it is negotiating hamas which is an organization terrorist group that lobbed thousands of rockettes into israel. >> his defenders point to his two purple hearts in vietnam. >> chuck hague elt is a tremendous patriot served incred
FOX
Jan 7, 2013 7:00am PST
weeks from today. live in washington, kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> and president obama will also nominate this morning john brennan as the new cia director. brennan is currently the president's counterterrorism and homeland security adviser. he's also a 25-year cia veteran. president obama considered nominating brennan for the job four years ago. but brennan withdrew his name after being criticized for his connection for controversial techniques during the bush administration. >>> ben japan netanyahu wants to put up a fence along the border that israel shares with syria. he says he's concerned about the country's space. israel has already north fid six miles of the -- fortified six miles of the border between the two countries. >>> expect a big celebration pat min net fa san jose international airport this friday. that's when nipon airways is expected to fly the dreamliner between san jose and tokyo. it's designed to make longer flights comfortable with bigger windows and more storage space. the airline will have five flights every week from san jose. airline industry a
ABC
Jan 7, 2013 4:30am PST
judge's gag order. the hearing is expected to last a week. >> new this morning, abc news has learned president obama will nominate former republican senator chuck hagel as the next secretary of defense today. the president is expected to make the nomination official this morning at 10:00 our time confirming the 66-year-old hagel to replace panetta. that could be a browsing fight. hagel is a decorated veteran, who also served in the senate from the late 1990's to 2008. the president is expected to name counterterrorism advisor john brennan to lead the c.i.a. >> it is 4:36. federal regulators are expected to announce a $10 billion foreclosure settlement with banks. "new york times" reports that 14 banks have agreed to the deal providing $6 billion to help homeowners endanger of losing homes and $3.75 billion provides cash relief to americans who dealt with foreclosure in 2009 and to 10. >> pucks will drop again this week now that the national hockey league and the players have reached a deal to end a lockout. the agreement means that the sharks fans could see the team return to
ABC
Jan 6, 2013 11:00pm PST
. abc news reporter chuck sievertson has more. jay for president obama the vacation is over. mr. obama returns from hawaii to a climate that is chilly in more ways than one. he reportedly has chosen the republican senator chuck heigle to replace leon panetta as secretary of defense. hiegle would be a controversial pick. he advocates negotiating with iran and some question how strongly he supports israel. one pro israel group is already running an ad against heigle. >> for secretary of defense, chuck heigl se not a responsible option. >> even the top senate republican is holding back judgments. >> i will wait and see how the hearing goes, and see if chuck's view squares with the job he would be nominated to do. >> some democrats are speaking up for him. >> chuck hiegle is a tremendous patriot and statesman and served incredibly in vietnam and served this country as the united states senator. >> and president obama is about to lose his treasury secretary. tim gietner is the last original member of the finance team. he leaves as three major deadlines loom. by the end of february the treas
FOX News
Jan 7, 2013 8:00am PST
obama to officially announce his new picks to head up america's national security program. that announcement just about 030 minutes away. [ whistle blows ] hi victor! mom? i know you got to go in a minute but this is a real quick me, that's perfect for two! campbell's chunky beef with country vegetables, poured over rice! [ male announcer ] campbell's chunky soup. it fills you up right. constipated? yeah. mm. some laxatives like dulcolax can cause cramps. but phillips' caplets don't. they have magnesium. for effective relief of occasional constipation. thanks. [ phillips' lady ] live the regular life. phillips'. . . [ male announcer ] eligible for medicare? that's a good thing, but it doesn't cover everything. only about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. so consider an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, they pick up some of what medicare doesn't pay. and save you up to thousands of dollars in out-of-pocket costs. call today to request a free decision gu
FOX News
Jan 7, 2013 6:00am PST
and put them on a budget barack obama says give us a new credit card and says you don't have to pass a budget for three years. that's crazy. bill: president obama says he will not bulge. >> if congress refuses to give the united states the ability to pay its bills on time the consequences for the entire global economy could be catastrophic. martha: he says that's that. the president is not going there, so don't even talk about it. let's talk about it with brit hume fox news senior political analyst. good morning, sir, happy new year, good to see you. >> thank you, same to you. martha: it seems those who are thrusting their fist against the wall and talking about spending as we saw from congressman jordan there are getting nowhere. >> look in the battle over this last round the president really had the high cards, and he had the high cards for one reason, one principle reason, and that is that the tax rates were set to go up by law, and did go up by law on the 1st of january. so that was a powerful fact on his side, and gave the republicans very limited leverage on what they coul
LINKTV
Jan 7, 2013 8:00am PST
today's news conference, president obama is also expected to announce the nomination of counterterrorism adviser john brennan to head the cia. he was a rumored pick for the job when obama was first elected in 2008, but was forced to withdraw from consideration amidst protests over his role at the cia under the bush administration. brennan has publicly supported this tsa's policies of so- called enhanced interrogation techniques and extraordinary rendition. he was the first obama administration official to publicly confirm drone attacks overseas and to defend their legalities. war on expected nominations of chuck hagel and john brennan after the headlines. the obama administration reportedly is considering keeping a residual force between three and 9000 troops in afghanistan after the formal withdrawal date of 2014. the wall street journal cited the new figures after previous reports suggested the u.s. is mulling a troop deployment of up to 20,000. bahrain top court has upheld the convictions of 13 opposition leaders on allegations of plotting to overthrow the u.s.- backe
LINKTV
Jan 7, 2013 3:00pm PST
will continue to follow this news as we broadcast now, word has just come and the president obama will nominate john brennan to the head of the cia. when we come back from the break, we'll look at his other nominee today, chuck caffall, the former senator of nebraska -- chuck hagel, the former senator of nebraska. we will be back in a moment. ♪ [music break] >> this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. as we turn now to look at chuck hagel, president of them is expected to nominate a former republican senator to become the next defense secretary. he is a vietnam veteran who represented nebraska in the senate from 1997-2009. he may face an uphill battle due to opposition from fellow republicans. after initially supporting the iraq invasion, he later joined democrats criticizing the war. he also supported cuts to the military budget. several prominent republican lawmakers and commentators have criticized his past comments about israel. in 2008, he was quoted as saying -- on sunday, south carolina republican senator lindsey gramm criticized a
MSNBC
Jan 7, 2013 9:00am PST
remember the "new york times" kill list story that raised hackles in the administration. mr. obama is the liberal law professor who campaigned against the iraq war and torture and then insisted on improving every new name on an expanding kill list. the administration pushed back on that. the notion that here we have a constitutional scholar, someone whose moral compasses, most people acknowledge, points directly northward or we're led to believe that evaluating the moreality of things is part of his dna. this is something where dave says the constitutionalityality, the morality and the technology are often at odds with each other. >> there's two things here. one is the obama administration during that debate over the kill list pushed back really with the person of the president, and they said, you know, he takes this really seriously. he thinks really hard about this. as a legal matter with other potential administrations coming in or with the obama administration continuing, that seems pretty thin. the second thing here is -- p.j. alluded to this -- in some very real way the image of the
FOX News
Jan 7, 2013 3:00pm PST
ahead. is the obama administration drawing up strict gun controlat. first, the guns are still firing despite a new peace offering from syria's president. ♪ ♪ make you feel alive. meet the five-passenger ford c-max hybrid. c-max says ha. c-max says wheeee. which is what you get, don't you see? cause c-max has lots more horsepower than prius v, a hybrid that c-max also bests in mpg. say hi to the all-new 47 combined mpg c-max hybrid. that's a good thing, but it doesn't cover everything. only about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. so consider an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, they help save you up to thousands in out-of-pocket costs. call today to request a free decision guide. with these types of plans, you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients... plus, there are no networks, and you'll never need a referral to see a specialist. join the millions who have already enrolled in the only medicare supplement insurance pl
CNN
Jan 7, 2013 9:00am PST
international. >> welcome to cnn newsroom. i'm suzanne malveaux. president obama is announcing his new cabinet choices that will shape the future of the u.s. military as well as defense policy and intelligence gathering. the next hour, two more cabinet nominees will be named. former senator chuck hagel for defense secretary and homeland security adviser john brennan for cia director. he has already picked senator john kerry as his nominee for secretary of state. president's choice, chuck hagel for defense secretary already coming under some fire. some republicans point to comments that hagel made back in 2007, that they perceive as anti-jewish. here is how south carolina lindsey graham described the decision to nominate hagel. >> this is an in-your-face nomination by the president to all of us who are supportive of israel. i don't know what his management experience is regarding the pentagon. little, if any. i think it's an incredibly controversial choice. and it looks like the second term of barack obama is going to be an in-your-face term. >> want to bring in our white house correspondent br
ABC
Jan 7, 2013 6:00am PST
obama and his second term, the two new faces he wants to join in his administration. >> trading is underway on wall street as investors react to a new foreclosure settlement tempered by other factors. the dow is down 66 points and we will >> radar shows across the state the south is clearing out. that is good news that way. most of the fog is going by the time you get there. another system is coming down that will scrape the northern part of our state with a slight chance of a shower. otherwise, partly cloudy and 39 in tahoe and mid-to-upper 50's for fresno and big sur, and the warmer spots is 60's, low-to-mid 60's in san diego, palm springs and los angeles. safe travels. >> how about a trip to new york? america" and now back to you kristen. >> there are interesting pictures of josh out there on the internet, we understand, this morning? >> somehow he managed to get a gig in miami for a football game that could be going on down there. >> there is a football game. go to alabama. >> talking about a picture of him with a mascots. interesting stuff. >> have a great day. >> new this mor
CSPAN
Jan 7, 2013 7:00am EST
the service. his resignation was accepted by president obama, promoting his new book, "my share of the task." those are some of the headlines on c-span radio. >> i enjoy the capitol hill coverage because i started their many decades ago, and your coverage live of the house and senate, and the committee hearings. i think they are informative to the public to see what -- to show them what happens in congress. it presents itself what is really happening, a little bit of commentary, but not really edited to a certain pre- election. just what they want to present to the american people. >> c-span, created by american's cable companies in 1979. brought to you as a public service by your television provider. >> "washington journal" continues. host: thomas schatz is president of citizens against government waste. we are talking about the fiscal cliff law that was signed recently. what issues were tackled in end broadly, and what was left on the table? guest: broadly, tax rates were the big issue. but folded in, maybe $200 billion of taxes, they have now permanently extended the alternative
PBS
Jan 7, 2013 3:00pm PST
two, it combined those tax increases not with spending cuts, which is what president obama campaigned on every day, but instead with spending increases. $330 billion in additional new spending. that just made the problem worse. it wasn't a serious response to the grave fiscal and economic problems facing this country. >> woodruff: i remember reading your father said that you weren't coming to washington to compromise. are you saying compromise is a bad thing in our system of government? >> well, no, not at all. in fact my view on compromise is exactly ronald reagan's view. president reagan said what do you do if they offer you half a loaf? answer, you take it. then you come back for more. i am very, very happy to compromise, to work with anybody, democrat, independent, libertarians. i've joked i'll work with martians, if they're willing to cut spending, to tackle the debt, to have fundamental tax reform, to have regulatory reform and pro growth policies. we've got to fix these problems. i think most americans are not interested in the political battles that happen here in the capital.
NBC
Jan 6, 2013 5:30pm PST
. president obama is back from his vacation tonight and fresh off the fiscal showdown, he is already girding for what's expected to be the next political showdown. tonight, nbc news can confirm he will wade right back into the fray tomorrow by nominating former senator chuck hagel as the next secretary of defense. at face value, the pick of a longtime republican lawmaker for the job could be seen as a rare act of bipartisanship in a sharply divided town. but tonight, opponents on both sides of the aisle are sharpening their claws for what could be a testy confirmation fight. nbc white house correspondent peter alexander joins us from washington now with more. hello, peter. >> reporter: lester, good evening to you. with the fiscal cliff crisis barely in our rearview mirror, the white house's decision to pick chuck hagel as secretary of defense is likely to ignite a contentious confirmation battle. congress is out of session this week, but already, talk of the pick is generating stiff opposition. fresh off his hawaiian vacation, president obama is already facing heated debate over his
Comedy Central
Jan 7, 2013 10:30am PST
her power yet again. >> oh, the perks of being first lady michelle obama is a self-professed downton abbey fan. she could not bear waiting until january 6th for the new season to begin so she asked the british filmmakers for a copy now. she got it. >> stephen: oh, yes, cup cup, fetch me the downtons. now, meanwhile we commoners are left to fear what will become of downton as it lurches it into the roaring '20s, will lord grantham accept labbee cybil's child with branson. will they stay in prison forth murder of his ex-wife. will they accept a marriage proposal from a young corporal hitler? (laughter) so many questions! she knows the answers. but we don't. until the season premier on january 6th. well, tonight folks, i strike back at her highness. by presenting you, my nation, with something not even michelle has seen. part of the show vince gilligan has agreed to let me show you scenes from the upcoming season of breaking bad. (cheers and applause) as performed by the men of downton abbey. (laughter) james? (laughter) thomas? >> lord grantham is growing impatient. it's time to start.
MSNBC
Jan 7, 2013 2:00am PST
, let's get to news live at 5:30 a.m. here at 30 rock in new york city. >>> today president obama expected to nominate former nebraska senator chuck hagel, a republican, as his next pentagon topper. he would be the first enlisted soldier to hold that cabinet post. he's got the support of national security figures, but his senate confirmation is now shaping up to be a testy battle. republican senators suggested they'll challenge their former colleague on his tough record. he has opposed sanctions against iraq. >>> on the sunday morning hagel's critics, including li lindsey graham will louder than his backers. >> i expect that the president to nominate people different than i would think, i'm going to vote for senator kerry, i think he's very much in the main stream of thought. chuck hagel if confirmed to be secretary of defense would be the most antagonist secretary of defense. he has long severed ties with his party. this is an in your face nomination by the president. >> senator hagel has some criticism on the left. whether he questioned an openly gay nominee by president clinton
CSPAN
Jan 7, 2013 12:00pm EST
an external whistle-blowers. however, the obama administration has been -- especially this new administration which managed to cram through a whistle-blower protection act and expand it for government whistleblowers, is offering protections they have not had for decades. so he wants them, whistle- blowers, to be able to work without retaliation within the system. he is very much opposed to information being released willy-nilly by people inside that just ended all over the world. we interviewed assange right after the wikileaks issue, he believes that all information should be there, regardless of the possibility of innocent victims. he is a person who believes that, no matter what the consequences are, the information should be out there. a lot of the wikileaks stuff was pretty niggly stuff, people having affairs or whatever. some of it was big stuff, for sure. some of it was important stuff. the stuff that made a difference when people knew about it was when he partnered with a guardian, a bunch of other newspapers, the new york times, and had them vet and do stories on the m
Current
Jan 7, 2013 6:00am PST
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FOX Business
Jan 7, 2013 11:00am EST
cents. ultimately, people perceive it as good news to get it out of the way. connell: it looks like president obama is really gearing up for a fight with republicans. dagen: rich edson joins us now from washington, d.c. with what the holdup would be. rich: president obama will nominate former republican senator from nebraska chuck hagel to lead the department at the pentagon. a number of republicans have had issues with hagel. he has reportedly erected talks with hamas, some say he is not pro- israel enough. it has a number of republicans lined up against him in opposition. >> he has long severed ties with the republican party. this is an in-your-face nomination by the president. i do not know what is management experience is regarding the pentagon. i think it is an incredibly controversial choice. rich: this sets up a big fight in the u.s. senate. this at a time when those automatic defense cuts have been delayed for two months and that fiscal cliff deal. there are major questions in washington on defense spending going forward. this is a pretty timely opponent or appointment for t
CNN
Jan 6, 2013 7:00pm PST
followed by a concussion and blood clot in her brain. she was released wednesday from a new york hospital. according to her schedule clinton will meet with her assistant secretary tomorrow morning. that meeting is her only public event of the day. >>> president obama plans to nominate chuck hagel as the next secretary of defense. reaction is already pouring in, some positive, some not. we'll have much more on the story in a moment. >>> pakistani intelligence officials say a suspected u.s. drone strike killed 17 people today. today's attack follows two suspected u.s. drone strikes last week that killed 15 people, including a taliban commander with ties to the pakistani military. demonstrators protested against drone strikes thursday and burned a u.s. flag. >>> parents in new york are on edge tonight waiting to hear if their children will have to find other ways to get to school tomorrow morning. the union representing the city's school bus drivers is threatening to strike in a dispute over job protection. they're concerned about a new bus contract that could mean some drivers woul
CNN
Jan 7, 2013 4:00am PST
. we've got other stories making news. >>> it's amazing in washington they're talking about a few other things besides the redskins, but not much. they are talking about this, though. counterterrorism adviser john brennan is president obama's pick to become the next director of the cia. the nomination is expected to be announced this afternoon. the 57-year-old brennan spent a quarter century at the cia and was the deputy executive director under george w. bush. if confirmed, brennan will succeed david petraeus. >>> former republican senator chuck hagel of nebraska is the president's choice to be the next secretary of defense. this pick is angering many leading republicans who question hagel's commitment to israel and is unwillingness to back sanctions against iran. >>> meanwhile, secretary of state hillary clinton heads back to work today. she has a meeting first thing this morning with her staff and will be welcoming afghan president hamid karzai when he arrives in washington on friday. secretary clinton was released from a new york hospital last week after recovering from a blood clot
FOX Business
Jan 7, 2013 9:20am EST
keep sitinformation confidential. after the shooting in connecticut, president obama, well, he promised new and strong action on gun control, but here's the president back in 2008 talking about guns in a campaign. take a listen. >> i believe in the second amendment. i believe in people's lawful right to bear arms. i will not take your shotgun away. i will not take your rifle away. i won't take your handgun away. charles: what are your thoughts? >> just another one of the instances where we have seen the president flip-flop on comments made either prior to the presidency or during his last four years, but, you know, this is a time when politicians will use, unfortunately, a very horrible circumstance to push their agenda, and this might be what his agenda originally was, to be campaigned otherwise. charles: can he argue he balled on this, his favorite words, and we didn't read between the lines correctly? >> he has to do something because right now this is a very popular story. it's out there. it's in the press. it's in front of everybody right now. it's impacted everybody becau
ABC
Jan 7, 2013 11:00am PST
president obama's second term. both posts require senate confirmation. live in the newsroom for abc7 fuzz. >> thank you. developing news, the supreme court scheduled back-to-back sessions dealing with same-sex marriage starting march 26 at 7:00 a.m. in the morning. the high court scheduled arguments in the challenge to california's proposition 8 that forbids same sex margin. the next day they will hear a challenge to the constitutionality of the federal defense of marriage act. that denies federal benefits to married same-sex couples. >> and mike nicco has the forecast and the fog that is slow to bun. >> it is still out this especially over the bay. now, outside, you can see from emeryville to san francisco there is a finger right there and everyone else is clearing. hazy sunshine on the way if two days, then alaska will send us a cold air mass. i will show you how much it will rain. >> thank you. plus, google chairman schmidt arrives in north korea, the unannounced mission he could be taking part in. >> a look at the cool new gadgets debuting at the consumer electronics show in las
FOX News
Jan 7, 2013 12:00am PST
state of ohio and dig deep into a coal mine and see first hand how the obama administ impacting many american families. first what does 2013 hold for conservatives and the republican party. what should be the gop agenda be for the new year. morning of america former drug czar bill bennett. welcome back. >> happy new year. how are you, sean? >> basic question. owe ma wins but the republicans stay in the house. what should they be thinking the republicans thinker the final stopgap against the obama administration. how should they see themselves. >> they are one of the major stopgaps. the other should be the american people. the founder said the last protection is the american people. >> but the american people vote ford obama. they voted for divided government really. >> a lot of them did. we have to argue people made a mistake and we have to understand why they are at risk and more at risk with this administration. you give up on the american people you give up. they may have been lulled into an acquiesce sense to obama and notoriety and fame. they are the ultimate. >> in america five
ABC
Jan 7, 2013 5:00am PST
some -- gruesome evidence which has been withhold. >> abc news has learned that president obama will nominate former republican senator hagel to be the next secretary of defense today. the president is expected to make the nomination official this morning at 10:00 our time. confirming the 66-year-old hagel to replace panetta could be a bruising fight. hagel is a decorated vietnam veteran who served in the senate from the late 1990's to 2008. this morning, the president is expected to name counterterrorism advisor john brennan to head the c.i.a.. >> regulators will announce a $10 billion foreclosure settlement with banks. "new york times" says 14 major banks have agreed to the deal providing $6 billion to help homeowners in danger of losing their home. $3.25 billion will bring cash relief to those who dealt with foreclosure in 2009 and 2010. >> and on monday morning we will see what the weather looks like if the commute. >> not only is visibility sketchy, and tougher, we have slick roads. >> mike? >> worried about the fog freezing. be careful inland. now, as we head through the aftern
FOX
Jan 7, 2013 6:00am PST
. and at 10:00, president barack obama will nominate chuck hagel as his new secretary of defense and some are opposing him saying he is anti-israel. >>> many get back to work with the new democratic super majority in both houses. the session began as the new legislature was sworn in and recessed for the holidays. in both houses they can pass legislation including new taxes without republican's votes. they have a green light in one of san francisco's most dangerous street corners. tara moriarty joins us from that market in octavia, tara? >> reporter: right behind me there is a no turn sign and there is a $250 fine sign and there continue to be accidents here. now the city has waved the way at octavia and market streets here and they have fought for them for years and this is one of the mother dangerous areas making right and turns off packets for years. >> how would you feel in. >> well, it may be safer but those red light cameras are not going to save your life. >> reporter: in 2010 there were a dozen injury accidents and legislation was vetoed and governor arnold schwarzenegger said
KRON
Jan 6, 2013 11:00pm PST
. >> president obama back in washington to put the pieces of his second term in place. the new financial crisis he faces. and who he plans to nominate to be the next secretary of defense. also. the big change in san francisco. as drivers now have to shell out change. to park in the city on sundays. james holmes. the suspect in the colorado movie theater [ female announcer ] safeway presents real big deals of the week. or how to get great prices on things you need. if your resolution is saving money, safeway gives you real big club card deals each week. now's a good time to pack your lunches. lean cuisine is just $1.99. yoplait yogurt is just 50 cents. resolutions, kept. and charmin is $13.99 for 30 double rolls. real big deals this week and every week. only at safeway. ingredients for life. >> james holmes, shooting. is expected to appear in court tomorrow. holmes is the man accused of killing twelve people and injuring nearly 70 others when he opened fire at a theater in aurora colorado last july. during this preliminary hearing the prosecutors will outline their case against
KOFY
Jan 6, 2013 9:00pm PST
fund buying the end of march. jack lew is expected to inherited those headaches and president obama has promised quick action on joe biden's proposals for new gun control laws following the school shootings in connecticut. >>> the vice president's plan could be bogged down. a task force led by vice president biden is devising legislation to reform gun control laws. "washington post" reported that it could be background checks and set up a national database to track gun sales and make it harder for the mentally ill to purchase guns. these are still justroposals being considered. >>> all right, leigh glaser is check in the forecast. >> kind of clear out there tonight. we do have some very dense fog already being reported in the north bay. from high definition east bay cam you see clear skies, what a difference last night, we had the rain, the fog, nasty out there and then tonight, that area of low pressure moves to the south of us and we have seen nice clearing out there. live doppler 7-hd not picking up any returns at all. wet weathermaker has pushed to the south. it's starting to ex
NBC
Jan 6, 2013 11:00pm PST
that didn't have a meter. definitely a hardship. >> it is day one of new parking rules in one bay area city and drivers are already frustrated. we'll explain. >>> plus, house minority leader nancy pelosi makes a visit to the bay area. tonight, her advice for president obama as the debt ceiling looms overhead. >>> a and the rain has moved on but now clearing skies leading to chilly temperatures around the bay area right now. already down to 34 degrees. the thing that will slow your morning commute, likely to be fog down to a quarter mile in spots. coming up in a forecast, both warm and cold for the bay area. the details coming up when we come right back. >>> another budget battle is shaping up in washington. this one over rizing the debt ceiling. republicans will not agree on taking on more debt without cuts on medicare, medicaid, and other social services. >> i think tax reform ought to be revenue neutral as it was back in the reagan years. we resolved that issue. with don't have this problem because we tax too little. we have it because we spend way, way too much. we settle the tax is
CSPAN
Jan 7, 2013 8:30am EST
, january 2012, president obama announced a new defense strategy. we believe it is the right one for the times. and interestingly despite a lot of criticism for all of the specifics would propose in connection with a strategy, most members of congress seem to have accepted the strategy. it is meant to help us confront a period of time where we face a very complex national security challenges. i mean just think, security and arab spring to think iran and its relations with the whole world, include issue. think north korea and so many more. so what are the elements of this stretch? i'm not going to spend a lot of time on it but just briefly it assumes we will be smaller, having forces but they will be highly ready forces but one of the way they will be limited will assume that these forces -- of the sort we conducted in iraq. but we will look for ways to reversibility, as we understand that we often guess wrong about future threats. we feel we must, forces must be highly ready because there's a very much of a no notice category or quality to the sorts of threats to national security. t
NBC
Jan 7, 2013 2:00am PST
new congress. washington is getting back to work as president obama ended his hawaii vacation and members of the 113th congress were sworn in earlier this week alongside their families. spirits high, but the battle lines for the tough fights ahead are already being drawn. chief among them whether congress will vote to raise the country's debt ceiling. shortly after lawmakers reached a down to the wire deal on taxes to pull the country back from the fiscal cliff earlier this week, the president tried to preempt the debt limit showdown by firing a warning shot at republicans. he reiterated that call yesterday. >> one thing i will not compromise over is whether congress should pay the tab for a bill already racked up. the congress refuses to give the united states the ability to pay its bills on time, the results for the global economy could be catastrophic. >> congress has vowed to use the upcoming votes to get more spending cuts to entitlement programs like medicare. some are threatening a government shutdown. in a moment, we'll talk to alan simpson and erskine bowles about where t
FOX News
Jan 6, 2013 11:00pm PST
card. instead of cutting it up and putting them on a budget barack obama says give us a new credit card and by the way, harry reid you don't have to pass a budget in three years. this is crazy. >> would you support this year letting the debt ceiling deadline last? >> what i won't support is not dealing with the problem. americans sent us here to deal with the problem. the way this town works this fiscal cliff deal the only winners in the fiscal cliff deal were washington. they got more money. the folks i represent in the fourth district of ohio they lost revenue, small business owners had money taken from them. washington always wins and the politicians and consultants and folks here always win. 7 of the 10 wealthiest counties in the country are in the d.c. area. mr. van hollen represents one of those. this area regular americans lose and it is about time we said stop this madness and cut up the credit cards and we want a solution not another washington deal which helps d.c. >> a couple of joints, john. first of all, the sequester was not kicked down the road. it was replaced for t
CNN
Jan 6, 2013 4:00pm PST
not going to play chicken with the debt limit. >> reporter: i guess not. christine romans, cnn, new york. >>> hi, everyone. i'm deborah feyerick in for don lemon. let's get you up to speed. a big announcement expected tomorrow in washington. sources tell cnn that president obama is going to cross party lines and announce former republican senator chuck hagel as his nominee for defense secretary. but hagel has critics on capitol hill even among republicans. the question is his past views on several issues, including israel. >> chuck hagel if confirmed to be secretary of defense would be the most antagonistic secretary of defense toward the state of israel in our nation's history. >> we'll have more in a few moments. >>> help is on the way for people who lost so much during superstorm sandy. president obama signed into law today a $9.7 billion sandy disaster relief package. it was the first legislative action of the new congress. a larger sandy aid package will have to wait. lawmakers will consider $51 billion relief bill on january 15th. some people were outraged after house speaker
NBC
Jan 6, 2013 6:00pm PST
president obama as the debt ceiling looms overhead. >>> also -- >> we drove several extra blocks that way to try to find parking. didn't have a meter. it's definitely a hardship. >> and it is day one of new parking rules in one bay area city, and drivers are already feeling very frustrated. we'll explain. >>> and see things switching up in the weather forecast right now too. right now clearing skies, 40s and some low 50s out there as the showers leave the bay area for now. the seven-day forecast is going to go on a roller coaster ride from warming to big-time cooling. we'll show you that when we come right back. (woman) 3 days of walking to give a break cancer survivor a lifetime-- that's definitely a fair trade. whoo! you walk with friends, you meet new friends, and you keep those friendships. it was such a beautiful experience. (jessica lee) ♪ and it's beautiful ♪ undeniable (woman) why walk 60 miles in the boldest breast cancer event in history? because everyone deserves a lifetime. visit the3day.org to register or to request more information and receive a free 3-day bracelet t
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Jan 7, 2013 6:00am PST
things happen. >> because they know how to write the legislation. >>> president obama on offense for defense. our gaggle will break down the hagual pick and new word on what the white house is planning to do about gun violence. but, first, white house soup of the day. a good pick for the first big monday back to work. turkey lentil. will any of the nominations be a turkey? run down msnbc.com. the debate between seymour and clemens. she knows you like no one else. and you wouldn't have it any other way. but your erectile dysfunction - you know, that could be a question of blood flow. cialis tadalafil for daily use helps you be ready anytime the moment's right. you can be more confident in your ability to be ready. and the same cialis is the only daily ed tablet approved to treat ed and symptoms of bph, like needing to go frequently or urgently. tell your doctor about all your medical conditions and medications, and ask if your heart is healthy enough for sexual activity. do not take cialis if you take nitrates for chest pain, as this may cause an unsafe drop in blood pressure. do not
FOX News
Jan 7, 2013 12:00pm PST
accountable. i'm not so sure that we should worry that much those who may support president obama that hagel s somehow going to slow down the whole debate or prevent a credible threat of force. obama gets to make that call. i think it is healthy that senator hagel would introduce new perspectives and genuine concern about where this war could go if we choose to start it. not that we have any good options in iran. he could be a useful voice at a time when a lot of washington seems to be developing a conventional wisdom we may have to strike iran pretty soon. >> shepard: we will see how brutal the confirmation hearing is and if he is weakened afterwards. thank you. >> thank you. >> shepard: the law make ares have two months now you to reach a deal on raising the debt limit or the government could start defaulting on its loans. that could put the entire world economy into a tail spin analysts tell us. republicans and democrats say they want to avoid reaching the debt ceiling deal at the last minute like we saw with the fiscal cliff fiasco and seems like everything in recent memory. republicans
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